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Fri – 24th Jun 2022

[Video] ‘Moet jy ’n passie hê om welvaart te skep?’ Kyk na die eerste episode van Welvaartskeppers op kykNET, kanaal 144!

Is passie genoeg om sukses te behaal of moet jy eerder fokus op dit waarin jy goed is? Kyk na die eerste episode van Welvaartskeppers – die televisiereeks gebaseer op die boek deur Riaan Botha.

Footnotes, June 2022: Book links from around the web

At The Reading List, we’re trainspotters when it comes to interesting book links, and here are a number that caught our eye.

Cover reveal! Find out more about In Our Own Words: Nurses on the Front Line, out in July 2022

In Our Own Words: Nurses on the Front Line by Siedine Coetzee, Hester Klopper and Jonathan Jansen will be out from Jonathan Ball Publishers on 7 July 2022.

Read an excerpt from Emily Henry’s hilarious new enemies-to-lovers rom-com Book Lovers

Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from Book Lovers, the new chemistry-filled ‘rivals to lovers’ romcom from bestselling author Emily Henry.

Thu – 23rd Jun 2022

Bederf jouself met vier nuwe Romanzas – nou beskikbaar by LAPA! Want liefde kan jou siel genees …

Nuut by LAPA! Vier nuwe liefdesverhale deur Madelie Human, Alma Carstens, Rika Cloete en Ernalize du Toit.

Propel yourself onwards and upwards – to infinity and beyond! Read an excerpt from Bricks for Chicks: Property Investment for Women Who Kick Ass!

Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from Bricks for Chicks: Property Investment for Women Who Kick Ass! by Tanya Haffern.

Don’t miss Bulelani Ngcuka in discussion with Barney Pityana at the launch of The Sting in the Tale in Gqeberha (24 Jun)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and the Centre for the Advancement of Non-Racialism and Democracy (CANRAD) at Nelson Mandela University invite you to the launch of Bulelani Ngcuka: The Sting in the Tale by Marion Sparg.

Wed – 22nd Jun 2022

’n Pragtige storie oor vriendskap en liefde – Nellie en Sion: Thwala deur Claire Browne Storrar is nou beskikbaar! (Plus: Uittreksel)

Verken die konsep van thwala – die Zulu woord vir iets op jou kop dra – saam met jou kind in Claire Browne Storrar se tweede Nellie en Sion-boek!

Free Daily Maverick virtual book launch: Rebecca Davis in conversation with international bestselling author Johann Hari on Stolen Focus

The Daily Maverick’s Rebecca Davis and international bestselling author Johann Hari examine Stolen Focus: Why You Can’t Pay Attention, his latest narrative response to the attention crisis in modern society.

Career opportunity: Penguin Random House SA is hiring!

Penguin Random House is looking for an organised and communicative Receptionist to facilitate the receiving of visitors, attend to calls, assist employees and ensure relevant associated administrative needs are met.

Join Anne Biccard for the launch of her memoir – Holding My Breath: Further Exploits of an ER Doctor (22 Jun)

She’s holding her breath. Here’s why. You’re invited to step into a world of true grit. Join Dr Anne Biccard in conversation …

Tue – 21st Jun 2022

Kom ons speel Raai-raai Romanza! Op die spel? ’n Romanza-geskenkpak PLUS ’n LAPA-geskenkbewys ter waarde van R1,000! (30 Jun)

Hoe goed ken jy jou Afrikaanse liefdesverhale? Toets jou kennis in LAPA Uitgewers se Raai-raai Romanza-kompetisie vir ’n kans om te wen!

Don’t miss the digital launch of How to Get a SARS Refund for Retirees by Daniel Baines (21 Jun)

Penguin Random House and Exclusive Books invite you to the digital launch of How to Get a SARS Refund for Retirees by …

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck Journal – sharp insights in Mark Manson’s inimitable voice

From bestseller author Mark Manson comes an irreverent, interactive journal based on the internationally bestselling phenomenon The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck!

Mon – 20th Jun 2022

Pleeg iemand moord vir moetie in Makulu Manzi? Vind uit in Rooigety deur Bets Smith!

Rooigety deur Bets Smith, die opvolg van Dooiegety, is nou beskikbaar by LAPA Uitgewers.

Days on the Balcony

Dutie is a happy-go-lucky, Soweto-born and bred vicenarian living the typical South African township dream … born in the township, working hard and moving to the suburbs when finances allow. His is a routine life but it all takes a different turn, when new and aberrant neighbours move into the house adjacent to his in a suburban residential complex.

Survive and thrive with Who Do We Become? by future strategist John Sanei

Who Do We Become? by John Sanei is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

The uplifting and feel-good novel everyone’s falling in love with – The People on Platform 5 by Clare Pooley

The People on Platform 5 – the brand new feel-good novel from Clare Pooley, the bestselling author of The Authenticity Project.

Fri – 17th Jun 2022

Hoe kies jy tussen wie jy was en wie jy kan wees? Vind uit in Die manjifieke ontwaking van Mel deur Jacolet van den Berg!

Wanneer die lewe jou omwentel is die wéét binne-in jou: Die manjifieke ontwaking van Mel deur Jacolet van den Berg is nou beskikbaar by LAPA!

Join Nick Dall and Matthew Blackman for the launch of Spoilt Ballots: The Elections that Shaped South Africa in Cape Town (22 Jun)

Penguin Random House and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Spoilt Ballots: The Elections that Shaped South Africa, from Shaka to Cyril, by Nick Dall and Matthew Blackman.